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Ezekiel 34:20 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah unto them: Behold, I, even I, will judge between the fat sheep and the lean sheep.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD unto them; Behold, I, [even] I, will judge between the fat cattle and between the lean cattle.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Therefore, thus says the Lord GOD to them, “Behold, I, even I, will judge between the fat sheep and the lean sheep.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD to them; Behold, I, even I, will judge between the fat cattle and between the lean cattle.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Therefore thus saith the Lord Jehovah unto them: Behold, [it is] I, and I will judge between the fat sheep and the lean sheep.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Therefore, Thus, saith My Lord, Yahweh, unto them: Here am, I myself, Therefore, will I judge between fat, sheep and lean, sheep,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Therefore, thus said the Lord Jehovah to them: Lo, I—even I, have judged between fat sheep and lean sheep.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Therefore thus saith the Lord God to you: Behold, I myself will judge between the fat cattle and the lean.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD vnto them, Behold, I, [euen] I will iudge betweene the fat cattell, and betweene the leane cattell.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Therefore thus saith the Lord God; Behold, I will separate between the strong sheep and the weak sheep.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Therefore thus saith Adonay Yahweh unto them; Behold, I, [even] I, will judge between the fat cattle and between the lean cattle.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Therefore x3651
(3651) Complement
כֵּן
ken
{kane}
From H3559; properly set upright; hence (figuratively as adjective) just; but usually (as adverb or conjugation) rightly or so (in various applications to manner, time and relation; often with other particles).
thus x3541
(3541) Complement
כֹּה
koh
{ko}
From the prefix K and H1931; properly like this, that is, by implication (of manner) thus (or so); also (of place) here (or hither); or (of time) now.
saith 559
{0559} Prime
אָמַר
'amar
{aw-mar'}
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
ny אֲדֹנָי 136
{0136} Prime
אֲדֹנָי
'Adonay
{ad-o-noy'}
An emphatic form of H0113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only).
Yhw יָהוֶה 3069
{3069} Prime
יֱהוִה
Y@hovih
{yeh-ho-vee'}
A variation of H3068 (used after H0136, and pronounced by Jews as H0430, in order to prevent the repetition of the same sound, since they elsewhere pronounce H3068 as H0136).
unto x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
them; Behold, x2009
(2009) Complement
הִנֵּה
hinneh
{hin-nay'}
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
I, x589
(0589) Complement
אֲנִי
'aniy
{an-ee'}
Contracted from H0595; I.
[even] I, will judge 8199
{8199} Prime
שָׁפַט
shaphat
{shaw-fat'}
A primitive root; to judge, that is, pronounce sentence (for or against); by implication to vindicate or punish; by extension to govern; passively to litigate (literally or figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
between x996
(0996) Complement
בַּיִן
beyn
{bane}
(Sometimes in the plural masculine or feminine); properly the constructively contracted form of an otherwise unused noun from H0995; a distinction; but used only as a preposition, between (repeated before each noun, often with other particles); also as a conjugation, either... or.
the fat y1274
[1274] Standard
בְּרִיא
b@riy
{ber-ee'}
From H1262; fat.
x1277
(1277) Complement
בָּרִיא
bariy'
{baw-ree'}
From H1254 (in the sense of H1262): fatted or plump.
cattle 7716
{7716} Prime
שֶׂה
seh
{seh}
Probably from H7582 through the idea of pushing out to graze; a member of a flock, that is, a sheep or goat.
and between x996
(0996) Complement
בַּיִן
beyn
{bane}
(Sometimes in the plural masculine or feminine); properly the constructively contracted form of an otherwise unused noun from H0995; a distinction; but used only as a preposition, between (repeated before each noun, often with other particles); also as a conjugation, either... or.
the lean 7330
{7330} Prime
רָזֶה
razeh
{raw-zeh'}
From H7329; thin.
cattle. 7716
{7716} Prime
שֶׂה
seh
{seh}
Probably from H7582 through the idea of pushing out to graze; a member of a flock, that is, a sheep or goat.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Ezekiel 34:20

_ _ fat ... lean — the rich oppressors ... the humble poor.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Ezekiel 34:17-31.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Ezekiel 34:20

I will judge — I will vindicate the poor. The fat cattle — The rich. The lean — The poor.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Behold:

Ezekiel 34:10 Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I [am] against the shepherds; and I will require my flock at their hand, and cause them to cease from feeding the flock; neither shall the shepherds feed themselves any more; for I will deliver my flock from their mouth, that they may not be meat for them.
Ezekiel 34:17 And [as for] you, O my flock, thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I judge between cattle and cattle, between the rams and the he goats.
Psalms 22:12-16 Many bulls have compassed me: strong [bulls] of Bashan have beset me round. ... For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have inclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet.
Matthew 25:31-46 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: ... And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.
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